Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (1996)
"Lepa sela lepo gore" (original title)

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At the Belgrade army hospital, casualties of Bosnian civil war are treated. In the hospital they remember their youth and the war. Two young boys, Halil, a Muslim, and Milan, a Serb, have ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dragan Bjelogrlic ...
Dragan Maksimovic ...
Zoran Cvijanovic ...
Milorad Mandic ...
Dragan Petrovic ...
Lisa Moncure ...
Nikola Pejakovic ...
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic ...
Petar Bozovic ...
Marko Kovijanic ...
Dragan Zaric ...
Admir Sehovic ...
Mali Milan
Milos Djuricic ...
Mali Halil
Vera Dedovic ...


At the Belgrade army hospital, casualties of Bosnian civil war are treated. In the hospital they remember their youth and the war. Two young boys, Halil, a Muslim, and Milan, a Serb, have grown up together near a deserted tunnel linking the Yugoslav cities of Belgrade and Zagreb. They never dare go inside, as they believe an ogre resides there. Twelve years later, during the Bosnian civil war, Milan, who is trapped in the tunnel with his troop, and Halil, find themselves on opposing sides, fatefully heading toward confrontation. Written by Saso Koren <>

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Many scenes in the film were shot in areas within Bosnia that were affected by the fighting during the war. See more »


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great and painful movie
18 January 1999 | by (east lansing) – See all my reviews

even if you were not on balkans - ex-Yugoslavia, this movie will 'hurt' you... and if you are from there - it just kills you, makes you feel pain, and laugh at the same time... it is about a great country that does not exist anymore - and maybe never existed, and about OGRE from the tunnel whick lives in each and every one of us. the subtitles (for USA) are not the first class.the translation could have been done better. anyway great movie.

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